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Coenastraea

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Actinastreidae

Taxonomy
Coenastraea was named by Etallon (1859) [Sepkoski's age data: J l K Sepkoski's reference number: 828]. Its type is Coenastraea martis.

It was synonymized subjectively with Enallocoenia by Kiessling (2008).

It was assigned to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002); and to Actinastraeidae by Beauvais (1986) and Kiessling et al. (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1859Coenastraea Etallon
1986Coenastraea Beauvais
2002Coenastraea Sepkoski, Jr.
2011Coenastraea Kiessling et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderAstrocoeniinaVaughan and Wells 1943
familyActinastreidae(Alloiteau 1952)
genusCoenastraeaEtallon 1859

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available